Women and Girls Programme Manager at The Change Foundation. Designing, delivering, managing and creating the strategy for the Women and Girls programming, nationally and internationally.
- 9 queer black womxn on the advice they'd give their teenage selves - CosmopolitanThese are the voices I wish I heard growing up. by TANYA COMPAS, JUN 28, 2018 | Article originally posted on Cosmopolitan: https://www.cosmopolitan.com/uk/love-sex/relationships/a21966106/queer-black-women-advice/ As a mixed race, queer youth worker and head of youth engagement at UK Black Pride, I see on a daily basis the lack of understanding many young people have of the existence of queer black womxn (a political term and spelling of ‘women’ that's more intersectional, fluid, and inclusive
- Tanya Compas | The Change FoundationThe Change Foundation After failing my A-Levels at the age of 18, I got my first taste of work within the charity sector. I spent a year volunteering in a boys orphanage in a small town called Oropesa in rural Peru, during which I fulfilled the role of big sister, mother and carer for a group of 13 indigenous boys. This proved to be one of the most transformative experiences of my life and career. Thanks to my experience in Peru, I was accepted to study Hispanic Studies at the University of Kent
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Projects credited in
- Top 50 Influential Neurodivergent Women 2022For the second time, Women Beyond The Box is proud to launch the UK’s only list showcasing Influential Neurodivergent Women. It is estimated that at least 10% of the UK population is Neurodivergent, that is Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Dyscalculia, Autism, ADHD and Tourette’s. The list was born from a desire to amplify the voices of women who are creating ripples of change within their industries by challenging the narrative around Neurodiversity. We are Founders, Scientists, Designers, Creatives, A45
- NIKE WOMENFilm for the latest Nike sports bra collection director Eloise King depicts featured artists including Belen Leroux in a dream-like sequence set to a commissioned poem written and performed by Abondance Matanda, with original music composition by Asriel Hayes - to celebrate the strength and capability of female bodies.
- Championing Diversity: This Black History Month 2018, meet 100 creatives inspiring changeThis Black History Month 2018, we’ve brought together a group of outstanding industry heroes to each nominate 10 black changemakers and creators that are shaping culture, arts, design, business, tech and beyond. We still have a way to go when it comes to conquering the lack of diversity in the creative industry - which is why it so important for us, as a platform, to use our force for good. To do so, throughout the year we spotlight incredible people, the projects that they are involved with141
- The Change Foundation - International Womens Day 2018 (organised by Tanya Compas)The aim of the panel talk was to show the young women the power in owning my story living with ectrodactyly, overcoming the labels/definitions that society enforced by using my hashtag #doitwithnohands, the importance of self-definition, what I was like at school/college and any advice I would give to your younger self.
- GUAP Magazine Issue 13 - Lead The Revolution Edition#LEADTHEREVOLUTION This was made by and for young people. We are young. We are creative. We are the future. Right now is a monumental time in history. There is a revolution taking place where young people from diverse backgrounds are taking control and making things happen for themselves. They are being the change in the world they want to see. In this issue, we wanted to capture this moment in history. We wanted to showcase individuals who we feel we are breaking the barriers of what's poss
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- Youth Engagement
- Brand Strategy
- Article Writing